This Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) certified course has replaced the QQI/FETAC certified ‘Occupational First Aid’ course for equipping workplace first aiders to deal with the most common medical emergencies.

Patient Assessment Cardiac First Response (CFR)
  • Adult & Child CPR
  • Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking
  • Heart Attack
Bleeding Control and Shock Musculoskeletal Injuries Unconsciousness Medical Emergencies
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures
  • Fainting
Burns/ Electrical Injuries Hypothermia and Hyperthermia   Duration 3 Days   Certification Joint PHECC/ HeartSafety Solutions ‘First Aid Response’ certificate valid for 2 years   Assessment Practical skills assessment and 20 Multiple Choice Questions (pass mark 80%)   Refresher Course A 2-Day Refresher course is required at least every 2 years to recertify. Course includes practice of all skills, provision of clinical updates and other training need as identified by the instructor